AND WESTERN PARTNER DANCING
CAROL A. SMITH
1st edition, 1999, 120 pages, $13.95
and Western Partner Dancing was written to provide information
about country and western partner dancing! Dr. Smith includes
the basic country and western steps. The sequence begins with
such ice-breakers as the Cotton Eye Joe and Schottisch. She gives
alternative methods for "talking through the steps"
as people learn differently.
Leading and Following
Leading and Following Techniques
2: COTTON EYE JOE
"Can-Can" or "Aggie" Kick Schottische
Clockwise Couple Turn
Counter-clockwise Couple Turn
Box Step for the Schottische
Texas Style Polka Step
Skip Step for the Polka
El Paso Polka
Suggested Music for Polka
Box Step for the Waltz
Suggested Music for the Waltz
Three Step Two-Step
Suggested Music for Two-Steps
7: MOVES WITH THE POLKA, WALTZ AND TWO-STEPS
Promenade — One handed
Promenade — Two handed
Weave the Basket
8: SOCIAL GRACES
THE AUTHOR . . .
A. Smith is an Associate Professor of Physical Education
and Health in the Department of Health and Human Performance at
Elon University in Elon, North Carolina. She received her Ph.D.
in Kinesiology from Texas A&M University.Dr. Smith is also
the author of Jitterbug Dancing, 2003.